A new study that stemmed from a planetary protection project for NASA and the European Space Agency. It turns out our skin is crawling with single-celled microorganisms -- and they're not just bacteria. A study by the Department of Energy's...
Japan's experiment to clean up space debris earlier this year may have ended in failure, but the world's space agencies haven't given up on the problem yet. The European Space Agency (ESA) recently proposed using a magnetic space tug to sweep up some of the junk that has accumulated in space. Show More Summary
Bionics, art, and public space merge in NAWA, a striking sculpture designed by Oskar Zi?ta of Zieta Prozessdesign for the European Capital of Culture 2016 celebrations. Created to match the celebrations’ slogan of “metamorphoses of culture,”...Show More Summary
ESA (the European Space Agency) has selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) for its third large-class mission in the agency's Cosmic Vision science program. The three-spacecraft constellation is designed to study gravitational waves in space and is a concept long studied by both ESA and NASA.
The European Space Agency signed a contract with a German-British consortium Thursday to build eight more satellites for its Galileo satnav system, an alternative to America's GPS, the agency said Thursday.
Three craft, millions of kilometres apart and linked by lasers, will watch out for minute ripples in the fabric of spacetime The European Space Agency (ESA) has formally embarked on a mission to search for gravitational waves from space. Show More Summary
LONDON – Japanese bank Nomura picked Frankfurt as its European Union hub for when the UK leaves the 28-nation trading bloc, Bloomberg News reported. The lender is in the process of finding office space and regulatory approval for a new...Show More Summary
The European Space Agency has joined forces with 16 European space companies to demonstrate and champion satellite-based 5G internet. They're calling their new initiative "Satellite for 5G," and they signed their agreement at the Paris Air and Space Show. Show More Summary
A new European commercial service is allowing researchers, educators, universities and companies to run their experiments on the International Space Station. Dubbed Ice Cubes, budding space researchers can build their experiment in blocks of 10 x 10 x 10 cm that slot into a dedicated rack on ESA's space laboratory Columbus.
The planet-hunting and asteroseismology space mission PLATO has reached an important milestone: Today, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced the official adoption of the mission. After a three year definition phase following the mission's selection in 2014, PLATO is now fit for implementation. Show More Summary
(Université de Genève) PLATO, the largest European exoplanet research mission, was adopted today by the European Space Agency at the ESA Scientific Programs Committee meeting. Switzerland, through the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and...Show More Summary
A European Space Agency director urged nations Tuesday to unlock concealed data on the whereabouts of hundreds of thousands of pieces of space junk, or "ticking time bombs" threatening spacecraft in Earth orbit. The United States and...Show More Summary
Lord Buckethead, the "intergalactic space lord" who contested Theresa May's Maidenhead seat at the general election, has offered to lead Britain into Brexit talks with the European Union. Fresh from standing as against the prime minister...Show More Summary
Those leaving London have to go somewhere, and wherever it is, Blackstone will own it.
(ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology)) Experts at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Geneva (June 3-5) will discuss the unusual and challenging problem of how to perform emergency medical procedures during space missions.
The European Space Agency has been planning the telescope to end all telescopes for years now. However last week things got real -- so to speak -- with the first stone for the ELO placed in a ceremony in Chile. According to the ESO, the event marks "the beginning of the construction of the dome and main telescope structure of the world's biggest optical telescope". More »
by Charles Mudede Vacclav/Getty The Space Needle was wrong to fly the French flag after terrorists killed 130 people in Paris on November 13, 2015. Why? Because Islamic extremists do not only kill people in European countries but also in African, Arab, and Middle Eastern ones. Show More Summary
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is due to land in Kazakhstan at around 14.10 GMT on Friday after a marathon 196-day trip, a record space mission for a European Space Agency astronaut.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is due to land back on Earth on Friday after a marathon 196-day trip that will fall just shy of a record space mission for a European.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is due to return to Earth on Friday after a marathon 196-day trip that will fall just shy of a record space mission for a European. The world was a different place when Pesquet, Russia's Oleg Novitskiy and American Peggy Whitson arrived on the International Space Station (ISS) on November 20 for a six-month mission. Show More Summary